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Kupe and the Boulder Bank
The distinctive Boulder Bank protecting Nelson Haven, known to Māori as Te Taero a Kereopa (the obstruction of Koreopa) or Te Tahuna a Tama-i-ea, was named to commemorate...Read more about "Kupe and the Boulder Bank"...
The development of health services Nelson’s first hospital was a lean-to attached to the barracks built on Piki Mai/ Church Hill in the 1840s. Various private cottage hospitals provided rudimentary medical...Read more about "Nelson Hospital"...
Wiremu Kīngi Te Koihua
Te Koihua, who was the chief of Pakawau, Mohua (Golden Bay), spanned the decades between authentic Māori lifestyle and the new society resulting from colonisation and European settlement. He...Read more about "Wiremu Kīngi Te Koihua"...
St Marys Boys Orphanage Cemetery
St Marys Boys Orphanage Cemetery, Ngawhatu, Stoke Nelson St Marys Boys Orphanage was blessed and opened on 18 August 18861 by Bishop Francis Redwood. The New Zealand Government paid...Read more about "St Marys Boys Orphanage Cemetery"...
The Freeth Winery
George Freeth was born to early Nelson settlers who moved to Marlborough when he was a boy. At first he was a bushman in Koromiko, but in 1880...Read more about "The Freeth Winery"...
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